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Elliot Aronson

Elliot Aronson is an American psychologist who has carried out experiments on the theory of cognitive dissonance, and invented the Jigsaw Classroom, a cooperative teaching technique which facilitates learning while reducing interethnic hostility and prejudice. In his 1972 social psychology textbook, The Social Animal, he stated Aronson's First Law: "People who do crazy things are not necessarily crazy," thus asserting the importance of situational factors in... Read More

BornJanuary 9, 1932 (age 89)
Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA
FieldsSocial Psychology, Applied Social Psychology, Media Psychology


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